Can head lice live on dogs? In fact head lice are permanent obligate human ectoparasites which means they can only live on humans. Over time head lice have undergone numerous adaptations to allow them to occupy a very specific niche in the world of arthropods, that of the human scalp. Most individual head lice will […]
Can dogs and cats get head lice too? No, your family pets are safe. They cannot contract head lice. Head Lice are only adapted to human hair and human scalps, which is very different from dog fur and hair and cat fur!.